Mary's Caramel Squares Recipe - delicious!

Updated on March 9, 2016
Whidbeywriter profile image

Mary's hubs are inspired by her many hobbies and love for the Lord. She loves writing, art, photography, crafting, and being a grandmother.

5 stars from 2 ratings of Mary's caramel squares

I will set the stage for you. It was a really rainy and gray day here on Whidbey Island and I was in the kitchen, I wanted to make something easy and quick to satisfy my sweet tooth. I had a bag of Kraft's caramel bits, coconut, some walnuts and chocolate chips. I said to myself "I can make something really delicious with you all, and I did". I hope you enjoy this recipe that even a child could make, with an adult supervising of course. There are only 4 ingredients and you use the microwave, you just can't get any easier than that. But the outcome, is a very tasty candy, not too sweet, not too hard and not too soft. These are all the ingredients of a winner. So lets grab all the ingredients, follow me into the kitchen and let's get started shall we. If you make these be sure to leave me a comment as to what your thoughts are and if you loved them as much as I do. Cheers!

Mary's Caramel Squares - delicious!
Mary's Caramel Squares - delicious! | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 3 min
Ready in: 18 min
Yields: 18 squares

Ingredients

  • 11 oz. - 1 bag Kraft's caramel bits
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 8 x 8 glass pan, lined with foil
  1. Place caramel bits into a small glass bowl in microwave and set for 1-1/2 minutes time on high. Depending on your microwave, you may need to add a few more seconds until they are nicely melted.
  2. Stir the caramel with a spatula until creamy.
  3. Add the coconut and the walnuts until they all completely mixed together. I like to use my hands so I add a tiny bit of olive oil to my hands and then go for it. If you don't like to get your hands messy then just use the spatula that works just as good.
  4. Spread the mixture onto the pan making sure it's nice and even on all sides.
  5. Now, take the chocolate chips and place those in the small bowl into the microwave and microwave on high for about a minute. Same goes if they are not fully melted add a few more second to the timer.
  6. When they are melted use the spatula and mix well till the consistency of icing, spread onto the caramel mixture.
  7. Lastly, take some coconut and sprinkle on top.
  8. Place in refrigerator for about 1/2 an hour, then remove from the pan with the foil, get rid of the foil and cut into squares. Makes about 18 squares, so double the recipe if you need more.
  9. Enjoy!! So delicious and easy!

How to melt caramel

We were poor when I was growing up, and I was the oldest of seven in our family. I can recall making mexican candy for my brothers and sisters years ago....it was awesome seeing their faces light up when they knew I was making them something sweet and delicious. Those memories are PRICELESS!

Questions & Answers

    Let me know if you make these and if you loved them!

      0 of 8192 characters used
      Post Comment

      • Whidbeywriter profile imageAUTHOR

        Mary Gaines 

        19 months ago from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Washington

        Thanks jgfreeborn, glad you like!

      • Whidbeywriter profile imageAUTHOR

        Mary Gaines 

        2 years ago from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Washington

        Thanks sis, let me know what you think!! Blessings to you!

      • profile image

        ladyjane1 

        2 years ago

        Sounds good gotta try it and you were always good at baking sis....cheers!

      • Whidbeywriter profile imageAUTHOR

        Mary Gaines 

        2 years ago from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Washington

        Hi DDE, thanks for stopping by and let me know if you like them ok. Cheers!

      • DDE profile image

        Devika Primić 

        2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

        A unique recipe and I am looking forward to making this treat.

      • Whidbeywriter profile imageAUTHOR

        Mary Gaines 

        2 years ago from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Washington

        Thanks everyone for reading my recipe hub, it's been a while since I was on here and glad I am back. Cheers Thelma Alberts, peachpurple and breakfastpop - missed ya!

      • breakfastpop profile image

        breakfastpop 

        2 years ago

        My mouth is watering!

      • peachpurple profile image

        peachy 

        2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

        yes yummy and it is better than popping into the mouth, bake it !

      • Thelma Alberts profile image

        Thelma Alberts 

        2 years ago from Germany

        Hmm! This sounds yummy and easy to make. Thanks for sharing the recipe as I love caramel.

      working

      This website uses cookies

      As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, delishably.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

      For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://delishably.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

      Show Details
      Necessary
      HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
      LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
      Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
      AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
      Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
      CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
      Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
      Features
      Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
      Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
      Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
      Marketing
      Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
      Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
      Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
      Statistics
      Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
      ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)